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2009-12-29 14:20:00

ACFAS offers mothers-to-be remedies for aching feet CHICAGO, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Oh my aching feet" is a phrase you hear often from pregnant women. But are sore feet a symptom they just must deal with during pregnancy? According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) the answer is "no." There are many remedies available to help alleviate foot pain. According to Marybeth Crane, DPM, FACFAS, a Dallas-area foot and ankle surgeon, women often experience...

2009-11-18 11:42:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Orthopedic Orthotics - Global Market Trends http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164295/Orthopedic-Orthotics---Global-Market-Trends.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Taking roots from the need for pacing up the rehabilitation of limb functions at the times of war, orthopedic orthotics traversed a long evolutionary path, and is now...

2009-10-08 16:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) is pleased to announce that it recently acquired Creative Orthotics & Prosthetics, Inc., Custom Orthopedics of Wyoming and certain orthotics and prosthetics assets from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These acquisitions add patient care centers to existing markets in New York, Wyoming and Pennsylvania. President and CEO, Thomas F. Kirk stated, "We are extremely pleased to welcome...

2009-09-10 08:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthomerica Products Inc. is taking its high tech treatment for cranial remolding on the road with the company's new Mobile STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, a vehicle equipped with the company's STARscanner -- a head shape scanning system that scans a child's head in less than two seconds. The vehicle's scanner can be easily moved for use in satellite clinics wherever the unit travels, and the van is also equipped with the necessary tools to make...

2009-07-31 16:05:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) is pleased to announce that Moody's Investors Service raised its rating on Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. to "B1" from "B2." Moody's also raised the issue level rating on Hanger's senior secured debt to "Ba2" from "Ba3" and senior unsecured debt to "B3" from "Caa1." Moody's has also given Hanger a "Stable" outlook. "We are extremely pleased with the Moody's upgrade especially given the recent...

2009-07-28 07:00:00

MAITLAND, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The STAR Cranial Center of Excellence, a specialized provider of treatment for infants with plagiocephaly and other head shape abnormalities, opened a third location on June 1, 2009 in Maitland, Florida. The Center currently also has offices in the Baltimore and Dallas areas, and has treated thousands of infants with STARband(R) cranial remolding orthoses, also commonly referred to as a cranial helmets or headbands. The new Maitland location will...

2009-07-16 08:00:00

PEKIN, Ill., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PAL Health Technologies, one of the nation's leading domestic manufacturers of prescription foot and ankle orthoses and accompanying high technology products, was recently awarded the prestigious Employer of the Year award, which is given annually by the national Department of Economic Commission and recognizes private sector employers that provide outstanding employment opportunities and support to veterans. (Photo:...

2009-06-23 16:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) announced today that it plans to issue a press release to report its results of operations for the second quarter ending June 30, 2009, on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, after the close of the market. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m., EDT, on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. Those wishing to participate should call 1-800-931-9710. In addition, a replay will be available until August 5, 2009,...

2009-06-22 16:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) is pleased to announce that Standard & Poor's Rating Services raised its rating on Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. to "B+" from "B." S&P also raised the issue level rating on Hanger's senior secured debt to "BB-" from "B+" and senior unsecured debt to "B-" from "CCC+." S&P has also given Hanger a "Stable" outlook. "We are extremely pleased with the S&P upgrade especially given the...

2009-06-18 04:20:00

Just in time for summer, the Australian brand's Wave, Tide and Ryder sandals are recognized for promoting quality foot health SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To welcome summer and warm-weather activities, the APMA recently introduced consumer essentials for selecting flip-flop and sandal fashions. Three of the Orthaheel(R) brand's summer sandals - with built-in orthotic support for a foot-friendly alternative to flip-flops - are considered amongst the best choices by the APMA....


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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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